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Which Blonde Is Best For Your Undertones?
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Soooo, you’re eyeing up those blonde shades, eh? Well, I don’t blame you. I have been seduced by gorgeous golden hair before, and although I’m sure I rocked it, I have to admit – finding the right shade of blonde isn’t that immediate. And once you go blonde, especially if you’re a natural brunette (or any other shade that isn’t blonde, really) you have to religiously commit to your hair goals with maintenance, a new hair care routine and salon appointments to keep those roots at bay.
1. How To Choose A Blonde Shade? (back to index)
When choosing a new hair colour, there are a bunch of important factors to keep in consideration: your skin undertone, your eye colour, your daily makeup style, and last but not least (for obvious reasons, such as natural hair growth and regular touch-ups) your budget. Balayage and ombre shades, for example, are cheaper to maintain as they don’t require monthly appointments to touch up your roots.
2. Cool Undertones (back to index)
Human complexions are made of lots of different palettes determined by hereditary factors such as eye colour, melanin, and hair pigmentation. Regardless of your ethnicity and skin tone, your undertone may be either cool, warm or neutral. Cool undertones are typical of those that can rock crisp silver jewellery and creamy neutrals in their clothing like no one else. If your skin has cooler undertones, resort to shades that are rich and textured with the colours of honey, strawberry, bleach blonde and golden blonde. These types of blonde work really well with curls, waves and bouncy blowouts that will keep you looking trendy and glamorous.
Think of it as the lovechild between a natural, light and dreamy ginger colour and a delicate, compact shade of breath-taking blonde. With the recent boom of coppery shades taking over red carpets and runways, Strawberry blonde is the perfect choice for you if you’d like to stay on the blonde side of things without missing out on being trendy. Find your match with strawberry blonde hair extensions to bring your natural tresses to life with new hairstyles, adding thickness and inches of iconic length.
This is the edgy shade of blonde that gives Y2K vibes like no one else: just by looking at it I can hear the notes of "Stars Are Blind" by Paris Hilton and smell a gone-but-never-forgotten Britney Spears fragrance. Ideal for those who never grew out of their The Simple Life era, this gorgeous colour gains bonus points with people with naturally fair complexions, as it makes green and blue eyes pop like no one else. Bleach Blonde falls in the summer favourites category, but realistically this is the shade that keeps on giving all year around. Make it yours with bleach blonde hair extensions to add more body and length to your hair.
Let yourself go in the soft embrace of this warm, delightful blend of bleach blonde and golden tones. Named after the infamous blond-haired home invader of the fairy-tales, Goldilocks blonde features a lovely mix of popular shades for a rich, graceful and yet iconic, highlighted finish that will look gorgeously structured but natural, authentic and glamorous. Transform your blonde look with a set of Goldilocks human hair extensions to keep your mane classy and allow you to achieve dreamy hairstyles you could only think of.
3. Warm Undertones (back to index)
Rock your warm complexion with bright and lively blonde shades such as the popular best seller ice blonde, trendy Barbie blonde and sunkissed lightest brown to level up your hair game. Trendsetters and icons such as sisters and beauty moguls Kim and Khloe Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez and Margot Robbie have already tried them on with unprecedented success. Do you have brown doe eyes? These shades are particularly indicated for you!
Brrr, it's getting chilly isn't it? Bright and icy, this Targaryen-like shade can either make you look like Marylin Monroe's walking legacy or like an edgy queen that never settles for less. Undoubtful class and fierceness are the key factors to this incredible shade, making it the ultimate platinum colour that you simply don't want to mess with! Ice blonde is a demanding shade (stock up on moisturising products and get ready to fix your roots every few weeks) that pays you back with unmatched versatility: you can style it in vintage Hollywood waves like a silver screen diva, an edgy ponytail like nowadays minimalist fashionistas, arrange it in creative braided updos for a Game Of Thrones-themed party, take a walk down memory lane with Y2K hairstyles or even keep it in a blunt haircut to look avantgarde and expensive. After all, there's a reason why Ice blonde hair extensions are one of our best sellers.
Ready to feel like a Barbie girl in a Barbie world? Although life in plastic may not be that fantastic, surely this deliciously creamy and expensive-looking shade will keep things interesting for you. Barbie Blonde introduces itself as the it girl of the blonde shades, and it's perfect for those trying to recreate a Y2K queen hairstyle in a slightly more modern key. Achieve a glowy look and become the main character of your own Mean Girls arch with this compact, satin-like shade. Barbie Blonde hair extensions are the number one accessory for the woman whose hair comes (almost) before anything else.
When blonde isn’t too blonde, that’s when our lovely Lightest Brown hair extensions come into play. Sweet and graciously sophisticated, this shade has a princess-like feeling to it that stays versatile and offers a wide range of possibilities without boxing you in that Barbie California aesthetic. From expertly crafted old money-inspired outfits to youthful, peppy updos, lightest brown makes you achieve your goals by putting its unique blend of compact, creamy and soft-looking characteristics to work, with impeccable results. It’s quite hard not to fall for it! Chosen by celebrities such as Lily-Rose Depp, Lightest Brown is a versatile shade that works really well with a lot of different styles. Grab your light brown hair extensions and get that Hollywood look now!
4. Neutral Undertones (back to index)
Neutral undertones and those blessed with olive skin can never go wrong with ashy shades, dirty blondes and beige tones: from silver balayage mixed shades to compact colours such as light ash blonde, these types of blonde will bring you the best of both worlds. Chosen by celebrities like Beyonce, Cara Delevingne and Taylor Swift.
Blonde isn't just for dolls and princesses - it can be an incredibly powerful shade for a punk look too! If Dirty Blonde could speak, it would tell you how its killer blend of Ash Brown and Bleach Blonde creates an unmatched daring, highlighted finish that will make you look and feel like a rockstar. Effortlessly cool and with a rebellious yet glamorous feel to it, this shade works wonders both on its own and when added to dark tresses, adding flashes of cheeky, cinder-like blonde underneath. Added to lighter, blonde hair it creates a game of depth and edginess that adds drama and a bit of hipster energy. Being the perfect medley of ashy tones and warmer colours, dirty blonde hair extensions are a versatile accessory to level up your hair game.
There is something unique about silver hair, and those with a neutral undertone or olive skin might know this already. In case you missed the memo, here’s the thing: grey hair is trendy and glamorous, and it can be styled and arranged with a little touch of edginess too, such as with hair extensions to add fullness and body. Silver Sand is a trendy and youthful blend crafted to look naturally off-beat, not too grey but satisfying enough for those that are oh, so over classic blonde hair. If you're ready to embrace a new hairstyle and adopt a gloriously compact and unique new shade, here's the ultimate set of ash blonde hair extensions for you to add in your hair and get the mane of a superstar.
If you have too many options, as it often appears to be the blessing of neutral-undertoned individuals, chances are you will be left pondering on too many colours, unable to make a choice. Luckily, this sticky-sweet shade has been designed for people like you. Light, delicate brown lowlights are deliciously mixed with golden blonde infusions to create a scrumptious, meringue-like blend of warm and cool hues. Naturally highlighted and enriched in depth and movement, Butterscotch Blonde hair has all the grace and sophisticated look of a classic blonde with subtle, sunkissed traces. Butterscotch Blonde hair extensions are the perfect product designed for those who want a bit of everything, making it the most glamorous compromise you will encounter.
5. Conclusion: (back to index)
Being a blonde isn’t just a matter of bleaching and toning your hair: it’s a lifestyle! After all, there’s a reason why some say blondes have more fun. Make sure you keep on top of your maintenance routine with repairing/nourishing hair masks accordingly and ultimately… Enjoy the power of being a fierce, elegant and gorgeous blonde!
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